Padmabhushan Dr. Perugu Siva Reddy – Remembering our Teachers
Professor of Osmania Medical College and superintendent Sarojini Devi Eye hospital .
Consultant to the President of India.
He was our Professor and Head of the department .
Very dynamic man who was disciplined, punctual and regular in his duties.
I had the privilege of working under him for two years as post graduate.
As soon as Dr.Reddy entered the hospital, it used to go pin drop silence, till he left the hospital .
He completed more than two lakh cataract surgeries.
He took cataract services at the door step of poorest of poor in rural areas.
He established first Eye bank in India at S.D.Eye Hospital.
Received B.C. Roy award.
He died on 6th September 2005.
May his soul Rest in Peace.
– Dr P V Rao